Sunday, July 10, 2011

Tried the Back Door Into Israel; that didn't work either

well, I obviously didn't get into Israel. When they got my flight from London to Tel Aviv canceled I hopped on a flight to Sharm El Sheikh at the tip of the Sinai penisula in Egypt. Then I hired a taxi to the Israel border crossing at Taba. But when I announced my purpose was to travel to Palestine to meet with friends, Israel's answer was "NO".
Take a look at this article that describes the greeting the activists who did make it into Ben Gurion Airport got: .

people don't realize how much hate is boiling over in this bigoted theocracy. it's not just a small group of ultra-right politicians setting a course of intolerance and oppression.

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